All posts in "Medical Preparedness"

Book Review: Duck Tape 911

By Homesteading Mom / June 4, 2014

I posted this book review on my other site,, and thought you all would appreciate what this book has to offer. So, it turns out that duct tape really CAN fix everything! Duct Tape 911 is a must have book for your first aid/medical preparedness library. It is also a smart addition to your […]


The Best Cold & Flu Home Remedy- Elderberry Syrup

By Homesteading Mom / September 12, 2011

Last winter was a tough one in our house for colds and the flu. I had heard about how effective elderberry syrup was for battling infections. So, I tried it, and I now swear by it. I’ve played around with different recipes, and came up with a strong syrup that tastes so good that my […]


Pediatrician Recommends Honey & Lavender for Colds

By Homesteading Mom / December 7, 2010

We took our two young children to the pediatrician this morning.  They have both had nasty colds, complete with coughing, nasal congestion, coughing,  runny noses, and oh, did I mention coughing?  I wanted to make sure that they didn’t also have ear or throat issues, and needed to know what was causing the coughing (post nasal drip from […]